Saying no can be difficult sometimes. Things we desire can look so good, and the good feeling we get from saying yes to it is wonderful in the moment. But that's the important thing to remember; it is but a momentary pleasure. What follows is heartache and separation from God. There are things that come … Continue reading Tempting, but no…
"Who has measured the waters in the hollow of His hand, and marked off the heavens by the span...?"Isaiah 40:12 I heard something on the radio this morning that made me think about the greatness of God. The speaker said the universe is 46 billion light years, that God measured it by his hand, and … Continue reading How Great…
When I was younger, I went with my family to a Giants game. Bonds and Benard were throwing the baseball back and forth in the outfield and all the kids in the stands behind them ran up to wave at them, hoping beyond hope for a ball to be thrown their way. I was one … Continue reading Importunate Desperation
I've seen this picture floating around Facebook recently and would like to take a moment to explain why it frustrates me to no end to see it. Disclaimer: This is an opinion piece, but has truth throughout. Not "my truth," but Biblical truth. If you are offended by what I am about to say, take … Continue reading Women’s Rights
"Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but longing fulfilled is a tree of life."Proverbs 13:12 This is the story of my life, so to speak. It's a bit of an adaptation from "My Heart, Christ's Home," and the allegory, "Hinds Feet on High Places," both of which I recommend reading. I allowed Anxiety and Fear … Continue reading His Home
"Already a terrifying spiritual and moral tide of evil has loosed our society from its spiritual moorings. Ideas that could easily destroy our freedoms are rushing into the vacuum that results when societies turn from the moral truths found in Scripture."Billy Graham We are living in a messed up world. Truly there is nothing new … Continue reading Fighting the Good Fight
I was just working in my garden. Yes, I garden. Well, I try to garden; God is merciful to my effort. I have struggled against slugs, mushrooms, and weeds this season. The slugs were fairly easy to defend against, and the weeds were no big deal. I got rid of the mushrooms and they came … Continue reading Gardening.